The Philadelphia story

United States, 1940

Film
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A wealthy society girl, who is about to marry for the second time, finds she still loves her first husband. Cukor’s direction is so discreet you can hardly sense it. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart. Based on a play by Philip Barry.

Credits

producer

Joseph L Mankiewicz

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

01:48:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1940

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37179

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Comedy

Comedy → Screwball comedies

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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